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Journal-writing can’t get any easier than this.
Checking in with your feelings — being aware of what’s alive inside you — is the Ground Zero for living a life of passion, clarity and purpose. In this episode, I interview Jim Kleiber, a leader in helping people do just that.
Jim has quite a few inspiring stories to share, and when you hear him speak, you’ll likely notice the power of authenticity that he exudes. Jim trained himself to routinely acknowledge his own emotions using an app he designed for himself, called iFeelio. By mastering that one simple skill, he has learned so much about himself and his own world, that now he’s being invited, literally, all over the planet, teaching the art of emotional self-defense, helping people of many nations sew together the threads in the fabric of world peace.
You may know I manage two websites, Write4Life.com is about tips and techniques for journal-writing, and EasyJournaling.com shares the electronic tools of the trade. I enjoy teaching best practices with journaling apps for your desktop computer, tablet, or even smartphone. Although iFeelio is not exactly a journal-writing app, I’ve never seen a more clever tool for recording your feelings. It asks two simple questions: “What am I feeling, in this moment right now?” And, “What’s happening?” In thirty seconds (or less), you can compose a complete journal entry.
I recommend giving it a try, especially if you are one of those people with absolutely NO TIME for keeping a journal, and yet you’re smart and aware enough to understand the value of “checking in” with yourself on a frequent basis. (JournalTalk, Episode #57, June 30, 2015)
Exclusive Offer for JournalTalk Listeners: In this episode, Jim offers a free fifteen minute telephone conversation, to discuss any topic or issue of interest regarding iFeelio, or his Emotional Self-Defense workshops. Listen to the podcast to get instructions for contacting him directly, and please let him know you heard him on JournalTalk.
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This episode is total inspiration for me! Thank you guys for sharing this, it’s very encouraging see how other people want to improve themselves, being witness of Jim’s passion helps me so much, I’d like to think that I’m about to start a journey similar to his and hearing this brings nothing but hope to me.
I really think it is very important to be an example for other males that it’s okay to have feeling, and to share those feelings to others, specially to the ones we love; even though it’s very difficult in cultures like ours (I’m mexican btw), where is not very well regarded to see a man expressing sadness, or any glimpse of weakness.
I’ve just downloaded Ifeelio and I alredy love it!
Thanks you so much for this guys, Jim, Nathan and the whole team of JournalTalk and Write4Life.